Posts by Tyler Brown

How to: Create custom ringtones on your iPhone [Jailbreak Basics]

Welcome, once again, to Jailbreak Basics; the weekly article in which we walk you through all of the basic steps to get your jailbroken device running at its best. This week we will be showing you how to download custom ringtones, and SMS tones using the application “UnlimTones”. First, as always, open Cydia, then earch for “UnlimTones”. It should be the…

How to: Remove the dock [Jailbreak Basics]

This week I will be walking your through the steps to removing the dock image from the bottom of your screen. To begin, let’s open Cydia and search for “Remove WallGradient”. It should be the first item in the list of search results. Next, close Cydia, then open Winterboard. Scroll down to the very bottom, then tap “Transparent Dock”. It’s 7th from…

How to: change your carrier name [Jailbreak Basics]

In this week’s edition of Jailbreak Basics, I’ll be walking you through the process of changing the carrier’s name on your device, i.e changing AT&T to your name or something of the sort. For starters, you’re going to need to have SBSettings installed. If you do not have this installed, then head over to Cydia and search for SBSettings, then install…

How to: add a Cydia source or repo [Jailbreak Basics]

This week’s Jailbreak Basics article is going to be beyond basic. Just about everyone who has jailbroken his or her iDevice has known how to add a source before they even downloaded redsn0w. Nonetheless, I had a good friend ask recently, “How do I add a source or repo or whatever to Cydia?” So, here we go. To start, obviously, open Cydia. Next, we’re…

How to: Install a custom unlock slider – [Jailbreak Basics]

Ever wonder how some people get those awesome, customized sliders on their iDevice? Well look no further, because TiP is here to help. By following this simple tutorial, you’ll be unlocking your device in style in no time. Prerequisites for this tweak: Winterboard Let’s start off by opening up Cydia, then clicking the “Search” tab. After…

Simplexity – multitasking with a twist! [Jailbreak App Review]

Let’s face it: the iOS 4 and 5 multitasking bar is just plain boring. So why not spice it up a little bit? Give Simplexity a try! Simplexity is a beautiful alternative to the native iOS multitasking bar. Containing all the features of the original multitasking panel, but also adding a few more, Simplexity makes multitasking on your iDevice just plain…